This is a 20 hour per week, benefits-eligible position.
Welcomes Smart Museum guests and ensures compliance with Smart Museum visitor protocols including protection of art objects while they visit the Museum and its exhibitions.Â This could include welcoming and checking in guests at the welcome desk and serving as gallery attendants.
Works with colleagues across the Museum to support ongoing operations including support for operations and facilities, development, public practice, registration, academic engagement, as well as participate in professional development training during periods when exhibitions are closed.
Attends Smart staff meetings, participates on Museum committees, etc.
Provides support for the development and deployment of productions and programs.
May act as a liaison with the community. Presents information about programs and the theatre to the public.
Performs other related work as needed.
Background working in public facing customer service roles.
Prior experience with the arts, museums, or other cultural institutions.
Prior experience in security and customer service.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Basic computer skills and working knowledge of MS Word.
Excellent verbal communications skills and strong written and bilingual communications skills.
Stand for at least 4-5 hours.
Lift more than 10 pounds.
Work weekends when exhibitions are open.
Cover Letter (required)
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